Aparna Nadig has 20 years of research experience, with a line of work on innovative support and intervention services to promote the social inclusion of people with autism. She and Flanagan co-developed a transition support program to enhance the self-determination of young adults with ASD, evaluating it in a randomized controlled trial (Nadig, Flanagan, White, & Bhatnager, 2018; White, Flanagan & Nadig, 2018).
Tara Flanagan has worked with people with ASD and/or ID for 20+ years in practical and research settings. She has extensive experience with Action Research and inclusive models of education and employment.
Valérie Martin is a doctoral candidate in psychoeducation at the Université de Montréal and holds a master's degree in management science from HEC Montréal. She is interested in the organizational factors that influence the integration process of autistic employees into a new job.
Flavio Murahara is a Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology at McGill University. His research interests include the development of self-advocacy skills for students with Intellectual disabilities, inclusive education, and self-determination theory.
Since 2017 Rakhee has been involved in a national pre-employment program entitled “EmploymentWorks” at the Miriam Foundation, where she supports young adults with ASD in their development of skills to obtain meaningful employment.
As an autistic person, Mathieu works as a researcher, expert consultant, teacher, speaker, blogger, speaker and mentor about autism. He is also a co-organizer of Neurodiversity Day and World Neurodiversity Day.
A community advocate, employer and the parent of a son with Autism. She is interested in research and development of strategies and programs related to enhancing the lives of individuals with Autism and their families though stakeholder participation and collaboration.
Physician specialized in public health and preventive medicine at Sainte-Justine Mother and child university hospital center. She is interested in research on the social determinants of health, and on the well-being and quality of life of people with autism and their families, including social support and social inclusion.